Financials PeopleTools 8.56 Upgrade

December 2018

The PeopleTools infrastructure that supports the M-Pathways Financials & Physical Resources System is being upgraded.

Service Interruption

The M-Pathways Financials & Physical Resources System will be unavailable from 3 p.m. Saturday, December 8, to noon Sunday, December 9, while the system is being upgraded.

What's Changing

We expect the impact to unit users to be minimal. Processes and procedures will remain the same. This upgrade's most notable difference is an updated look and feel to all pages throughout Financials.

Screenshot of old versus new pages in M-Pathways Financials

The grid action menu used to export, personalize, and search for data will move from the right side of a grid to the left side. With the new look, as seen below, the Personalize and Find features will display as icons.

Screenshot of old versus new grid action menu in M-Pathways Financials.

Supported Browsers

The following tables list the browsers and versions support by the release of PeopleTools 8.56.

Screenshot of supported browser information for PeopleTools 8.56 update.


Known Issues

ITS has identified issues that you may encounter during the stabilization period and is continuing to work as quickly as possible to resolve them. The table below will be updated on a regular basis.

Module Description Resolution
Purchase Orders Buyer Workbench, Link field has different size text on some lines. Per Oracle, Working as Designed
eProcurement Checkout buttons (Save & Submit, Save for Later, and Add More Items) on ePro & M-Marketsite ePro Req have not been updated. In Progress
Homepage Tiles Certain custom images for tiles are showing as a block M. Resolved
Project/Grant Pages have been reverted back to the classic look due to an issue with the new style sheet. In Progress
All Modules Users are returned to Oracle after receiving the following error message: “An error occurred. You may attempt to sign in again. If your attempt fails, please contact the System Administrator. Please make sure Webserver and Appserver are up. Sign in to PeopleSoft” In Progress

If you have any questions or concerns, please contact the ITS Service Center.